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Movement Detroit 2017: Festival Review

Movement Electronic Music Festival has been and remains one of our favorite festivals. The music is always on point, the after parties are plentiful, the crowd is one of the more experienced groups of concert-goers around, plus we get to see more friends on the dance floor in one place than any other. This weekend was […]

North Coast Line-Up Highlights Local Talent Alongside International Heavyweights

The moment people in Chicago start to talk about North Coast is always a bittersweet one. Although it is one of the most anticipated festivals in the city, it also signals the end of summer and with its harsh winters, that’s never a welcomed time of the year in the Windy City. Hosted in Union […]

Pitchfork 2015 – A Celebration Of Established And Rising Talent

Pitchfork Music Festival returned to Chicago this past weekend for its 10th Anniversary. While the festival has grown over the years, it has stuck true to its roots as a spotlight and stage for up-and-coming talent. With capacity well below other major festivals in the city, the crowd never feels to intense for a three […]

Mamby On The Beach – Chicago’s New Lakefront Festival

  The concept of a beach festival in the Windy City isn’t a new one, with the city having experienced two separate editions of Wavefront Music Festival in 2012 and 2013. While Wavefront focused primarily on underground house and techno with elements of mainstream, Mamby’s organizers decided to change things up by offering an indie […]

Electric Forest 2015 Experience and Festival Review

For 4 years, Electric Forest has been a festival season staple featuring a unique blend of jam bands, electronic music, art, and mystery. This year marked its milestone fifth anniversary. The four day event took festival goers on a wild ride deep into the night in the magical Sherwood Forest. For one weekend a year, […]

AN UNDERGROUND OASIS AT SPRING AWAKENING MUSIC FESTIVAL

Chicago may very well be the birthplace of House music, but it is no secret that the biggest dance music festival in the city largely caters to a predominantly EDM crowd. Spring Awakening Music Festival, as we know it, launched at Soldier Field as a two-day festival in June of 2012 with a line-up that saw Skrillex […]

An Interview with Moe Espinosa: What drives Drumcell to be Drumcell

Exactly two weeks ago today I was in the back of a car on my way to Detroit for Movement Electronic Music Festival readying to interview Moe Espinosa, better known in the dance and techno music circuit as Drumcell. As an avid techno listener, there was a lot I wanted to ask, but wasn’t exactly […]

Oliver Dollar on Movement Detroit and the launch of his new label: Industry Standard

It has been a week since I came back from Movement Electronic Music Festival and the PMD (Post Movement Depression) is still very real. One of Sunday’s highlights was Oliver Dollar’s set at the Movement Main Stage smack in the middle of that sunny afternoon – the perfect dose of house to get the day started. Featuring […]

Festival Review – Movement Detroit 2015

As it is now tradition for tens of thousands  in the U.S. and beyond, this past Memorial Day Weekend we made the pilgrimage to the birth place of techno for Movement Electronic Music Festival – a three day homage to the city of Detroit and the music it founded and helped shape throughout the years. Before […]